During this ongoing covid-19 pandemic I’ve been playing and discovering a lot of boardgames. For instance the original Pandemic, which of course come quite close to reality nowadays. I really enjoyed the fact that you play with your friends against the game, but somehow the game doesn’t really stick. Something was missing and I can’t really put my finger on it. Until I played the exciting spin-off Pandemic Rising Tide off course. Continue reading
7 best World War I video games
The First World War is often forgotten when it comes to representation in popular media. Most video games picked The Second World War over this one, but there are a few great game that you shouldn’t be missing out on. As it turns out the greatest and most brutal war of them all didn’t get that much attention when it comes to video games. Here’s the top 7 World War I games! Continue reading
Duel; Steven Spielberg’s magnificent debut
When it comes to directors, there are a few I personally view as the best of the bunch. Tarantino, Nolan and off course Spielberg are my personal favourite and the latter one started its career with the movie I’ll discuss in this article. Duel is a nice psychological thriller about a driver who is haunted by a mysterious truck driver. Continue reading
11 Coronavirus-like outbreaks in popular media
With the Coronavirus outbreak happening at this moment, a little part in us is curious about potential ‘what if’-situations. This is proven by the recent popularity of Contagion (2011) in the Apple iTunes movie store. Let’s have a look at some other examples of popular media like movies, video games and even board games which use a virus outbreak as their main theme. (You won’t find any extraterrestrial viruses or zombiepocalypse movies in here by the way.)
10 times Santa appeared in video games
Christmas is here and apart of seeing our families, we get the chance to dedicate some time to our favorite activity: Gaming! But how do you stay in the christmas spirit? Easy all you need to do is play Christmas Video games! Here are 10 games in which you can meet Santa. Continue reading
Demolition (2015) is an entertaining movie about grief
Demolition is a movie about a successful investment banker Davis Mitchell (Jake Gyllenhaal) who abruptly loses his wife in a car crash. During the rest of the movie we see how he deals with this loss during the first weeks after it happened.
Is Disney Plus worth it or not?
So Disney Plus is here. At least in The Netherlands. A new VOD-competitor in a market that is quickly becoming a little bit crowded. The Walt Disney Company is one of the largest media conglomerates that actually dares to enter the VOD-market with its own streaming platform. The Netherlands is lucky to be the test market and as I am living there, I am willing to share you a few reasons why this new VOD platform will not be the one you should sign up for (yet). Off we go! Continue reading
Dog Day Afternoon; One of the best heist movies ever made
Dog Day Afternoon is a 1975 classic piece of film by director Sidney Lumet. It is often referenced as being the classic example of a perfect heist movie. Al Pacino plays the main character Sonny Wortzik in this movie, which is inspired by a robbery on a Brooklyn bank by John Wojtowicz (Sonny) and Salvatore Naturale (John Cazale) in 1972.
8 times Super Mario jumped on other platforms
Mario Kart Tour and Dr Mario World are almost coming to iOS and Android! Though Super Mario being considered a Nintendo-exclusive character, this won’t be the first time he’ll appear on a third party platform. Here are 8 cases of Super Mario starring on Non-Nintendo systems. Continue reading
9 amazing local multiplayer video games
With modern video games mainly focussing on online multiplayer, local multiplayer slowly fades into oblivion. However during the good old days there were a few awesome titles that deserve some attention and are still incredibly fun to play. Here are 9 amazing classic couch multiplayer games you should play right now! Continue reading